So when the moment finally came, at the final whistle of City's 2-1 loss to Chelsea at an empty Stamford Bridge, Guardiola was emotionally prepared for it.
"I have no words".
"I am completely overwhelmed, I never thought it would feel like this", Klopp said in an interview on Sky Sports television, before his emotions got the better of him and he walked off camera crying.
Liverpool lead City by 23 points in the table and are the fastest team to clinch the Premier League, having done so after 31 matches.
Once the players and the boss were done with their respective interviews, the party was reportedly carried forward to the "home of the champions" where they all celebrated with their families.
Second-place Manchester City needed three points to stay in contention for the title, though with idle Liverpool miles ahead of the pack and seven matches apiece remaining after Thursday, the Reds' championship was inevitable.
Klopp joined Liverpool in 2015 after making his name in his homeland with Borussia Dortmund and took the club to the Champions League title last season. "We've got to be more consistent", the 49-year-old explained as he looked back on the season.
"It's a fantastic feeling". Fair play to them of course - I give them full credit.
"This game will last a while in my mind, this is what we want to be. Outside the pitch we have a bond which is outstanding as well".
Guardiola sent a "big congratulations" to Jürgen Klopp and his players after a game when City's big flaw this season - defensive shakiness - was exposed once again.
Inspirational manager Juergen Klopp has rekindled the Anfield flame though and delivered the club's 19th top-flight title, one behind arch-rivals United's record of 20, after finishing runners-up to City in a thrilling race last season.
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